Sigmund Freud and the Jewish mystical tradition [David Bakan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bakan challenges the view of Freud that. “Dr. Bakan’s book is destined to become a landmark in the study of the historical origins of psychoanalysis.” — American Journal of. Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition: By David Bakan. (London: Bailey Bros. & Swinfen; New York: Schocken Books. Pp. xxi 17s.).
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Amos Vos marked it as to-read Apr 15, Bakan assumes the reader knows Freud already. It seems odd at first to associate Freud and mysticism but it has to be remembered that his birth-place was a centre of Chassidism the then current form of Jewish mysticism and that he read the Bible with his fatheras is shown by the letter accompanying the father ‘s gift of this particular Bible to Freud on his 35th birthday.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? With its focus on the ways in which Freud was and was not Jewish, this study offers a model example of the problem of Jewish identity — as embodied by one of the giants of modern science, who professed to be both “infidel” and “Jew. To quickly go to the Table of Volumes from any article…. This is supposed to be a 4 disk set.
Want to Read saving…. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Bakan’s book … is destined to become a landmark in the study of the historical origins of psychoanalysis. Bakan starts this intriguing book with a quote from Freud “Everything new must have its roots in what was before. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
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It also educated me on turn-of-the-century Vienna’s virulent anti-Semitic environment — something of which I had not been fully aware. With its focus on the ways mystica, which Freud was and was not Jewish, this study offers a model example of the problem of Jewish identity — as embodied by one of the giants of modern science, who professed to be both “infidel” and “Jew.
Not that huge of a deal. Irene marked it as to-read May 08, My library Help Advanced Book Search. For him the major question is: The author employs Freud’s own distinction between being a Jew and the acceptance of Jewish doctrine to demonstrate the effect of Jewish ffeud in the formation of Freud’s technical genius. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Home Contents Document Login Tip: Donald rated it did not like it Sep 19, No trivia or quizzes yet. Bakan contends that the father of psychology was profoundly influenced by mystic lore about which he appeared to know very little — and which represents the antithesis of scientific method. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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This work is based on the premise that Freudian psychoanalytic theory is largely rooted in the Sigmind religion, particularly the mysticism of the kabbala. In a fascinating interpretation of the blend of personality and cultural history, Bakan explains how Freud’s Jewish heritage contributed, either consciously or unconsciously, to his psychological theories. Lists with This Book. Aside from its insights i Bakan starts this intriguing book with a quote from Freud “Everything new must have its roots in what was before.
Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: James F added it Feb 04, The religious atmosphere of the home Catholic nurse notwithstanding must have had considerable effect and, so far as intellectual development is concerned, the ideas expressed in the home circle must have provided Freud with his first food for thought. There are no hard facts indicating Freud drew on Kabbalism, just the bare possiblility that he had some exposure to it and might have read about it and occasionally talked about it.
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Return to Book Page. Audio CD Verified Purchase. Lucky Luciano marked it as to-read Mar 08, Vanya is currently reading it Jun 20, John Ervin rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Kareen Sim marked it as to-read Apr 03, Maybe someone who is more familiar with Freud, Kabbalah or related subjects would be less impressed.
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